Category Archives: Web author: Special Guests

When Trauma Treatment Goes Out of the Box

Guest post by science writer Brenda Patoine Yoga. Bodywork. Meditation. Chanting. Role playing. Tapping. Talking. These are all strategies used to try to heal psychological trauma, but only one of them (talk therapy) is backed by rigorous clinical studies of … Continue reading

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NIH Puts ‘Money Where Mouth Is’ Concerning Sex Differences Policy

Guest post by science writer Kayt Sukel Earlier this year, the National Institutes of Health called for a sweeping policy change demanding that sex differences be addressed in future research programs funded by the agency [see Dana story, NIH Calls … Continue reading

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Autism: Human Social Behavior

A vexing burden for millions of children, adults, and families, an enigma and a challenge to researchers: this is autism as Catherine Lord, Ph.D., described it in Columbia University‚Äôs inaugural Brain Insight Lecture, sponsored by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and … Continue reading

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Prying Open the Window of Treatment for Acute Stroke

The global burden of stroke is immense and growing, and experts have called for a three-pronged approach encompassing prevention, acute treatment and recovery/rehabilitation to stem the tide.
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braiNY at World Science Festival

Brain fair fun at the World Science Festival, as reported by guest blogger Grace Lindsay.
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